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Riding across the Koreas by motorbike: a historic journey

BY ROB YORK , SEPTEMBER 3, 2013 Having become the first people to motorbike across the Korean Peninsula, Gareth and Joanne Morgan have some real insights to share, especially regarding the terrain, the people and the bureaucratic process they’ve witnessed. A bit of time in the North, as well as some time traveling through its territory has also […]

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New Zealand motorbike riders at on the summit of Mt Paektu looking out over Lake Chon in North Korea

New Zealand bikers cross the Korean DMZ

PHOTO: New Zealand motorbike riders at on the summit of Mt Paektu looking out over Lake Chon in North Korea (Supplied) MAP: Korea, Republic Of AUDIO: New Zealand bikers cross from North to South Korea(ABC News) A group of New Zealand bikers has crossed the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) dividing North and South Korea. The bikers are led by New […]

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The Wall St Journal: Motorcyclists Ride Through North-South Border

The Wall St Journal: Motorcyclists Ride Through North-South Border

A group of five New Zealanders crossed over from North Korea into the South on motorcycles late last week, possibly becoming the first foreign tourists ever to have crossed the border since the foundation of the two Koreas 65 years ago. Reuters Gareth Morgan, from New Zealand, speaks to the media after arriving at the […]

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New Zealand motorcyclists cross North-South Korea border

New Zealand motorcyclists ride across DMZ in rare North-South Korea border crossing

PHOTO: New Zealand motorcyclists pass through the border area between North and South Korea (AFP: Truth Leem) MAP: Korea, Democratic People S Republic Of Five motorcyclists from New Zealand have made a rare crossing of the world’s most militarised border, as part of a ride for peace across North and South Korea. The crossing was part of a […]

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New Zealand couple successfully motorcycle across DMZ

Bikers on an inter-Korean “ride for peace” A New Zealand couple on Thursday successfully led a convoy of five motorcycles across the heavily guarded DMZ, as part of a high profile “ride for peace” through the two Koreas. The couple initially entered North Korea at the Russian border crossing of Tumangang on August 16, before […]

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S. Korea to allow New Zealand motorcyclists to cross DMZ

SEOUL, Aug. 28 (Yonhap) — The South Korean government said Wednesday that it will allow five New Zealand motorcyclists who are currently in North Korea to cross over the demilitarized zone (DMZ) as they make their trek across the Korean Peninsula. North Korean media reported earlier in the month on the arrival of the bikers […]

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